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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Apply now Job No:508712
Area:Queensland Brain Institute
Salary (FTE):Academic Level A ($67,542.89 - $90,982.26)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Queensland Brain Institute (QBI)

QBI was established in 2003 and is home to more than 450 scientists and 42 laboratory leaders. Our researchers have made important advances in fundamental neuroscience and in diseases such as ageing dementia, schizophrenia and motor neurone disease.

About This Opportunity

The successful appointees will gain highly regarded exposure in

  • The understanding of the physiological and pathological role of proteins implicated in neurogenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer's disease using advanced microscopy techniques; super resolution microscopy
  • cross-collaboration with other researchers in conducting experiments involving the use of super resolution techniques in neurons and synapses as well conducting your own research within the field
  • experimental design, data analyses, and manuscript preparation

Our Ideal Candidate

  • PhD in the area of neuroscience, cell biology or relevant discipline, with a proven track record;
  • Demonstrated and published experience in super resolution techniques such as SIM (structured illumination microscopy) and single molecular imaging techniques such as  STORM and PALM
  • Demonstrated experience in computational data analysis of super resolution microscopy experiments
  • experience with securing funding for research projects in a University or similar environment
  • refer to the attached position description for the full selection criteria 

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, 2 year fixed term position at Academic Research Level A

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range from $67,452.89 to $90,982.26 p.a pending qualification and experience plus super. contributions of 17% (the total FTE package will be from $79,025.18 to  $106,449.24)

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 508708 Postdoctoral Research Fellow PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Juergen Goetz

For application queries, please contact stating UQJob number in the subject line

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter (addressing the selection criteria, no more than 2-3 pages)  
  • Resume 

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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